Learn new tools in pain management at the international Conference on Meditation and Pain Management to be held 24th-28th February 2009 at Swami Rama Sadhaka Grama, Rishikesh, India.The medical community, yoga meditation teachers, and all who are dealing with pain will benefit from this knowledge. Pain of any type is the most frequent reason for physician consultation in the United States, prompting half of all Americans to seek medical care annually. Meditation is now medically recommended as a treatment in the field of pain management.
Top research scientists, medical doctors, psychologists, dentists, ayurvedic doctors, yoga teachers, and meditation practitioners will lecture and give practicums. Meditation as a tool in pain management will be explored both experientially and scientifically. The conference will feature meditation, relaxation, breathing, biofeedback, and hatha yoga asana practices useful in controlling pain and reducing stress; the latest scientific research; lectures by the medical staff of Himalayan Institute Hospital Trust; the Combined Therapy Program; Ayurveda; a lecture on dental pain management; Eastern and Western philosophical views on the nature of pain; formal and informal dialogue; discussions on implementation of presented ideas; poster sessions; evening entertainment with Indian dance and music.
Confirmed speakers and presenters include:
Swami Veda Bharati, Keynote Speaker
Karan Singh, Inaugural Speaker
Achala M. Singhal
Ma Radha Bharati
Ma Sewa Bharati
Peter J. Fabian
Ravindra Kumar Mamgain
Richard P. Brown
Swami Ritavan Bharati
The Association of Himalayan Yoga Meditation Societies International, Rishikesh, India; Himalayan Institute Hospital Trust, Dehra Dun, India; Seema Dental College & Hospital, Rishikesh, India; and World Academy of Spiritual Sciences, Delhi, India, co-sponsor this event.
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